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and rebuild these assets is an ongoing struggle. johnson: there is a gap between what's being spent by municipalities and water supply systems and what needs to be spent. and somehow that has to be made up. so there's a good bit of lobbying through congress to get funding. oberstar: we need to restore the construction grant program. we need to invest substantially more, on the federal government side, as an inducement to states and local governments to make the investments they need to make. man: but the federal role is going to continue to be diminished because of so many competing demands. so the expectation that the federal government will step in and infuse a lot of capital into water infrastructure, i think, is doubtful. and whether they should or not, i think, will continue to be debated. narrator: where money continues to be elusive, some cities and towns are turning their assets over to private companies, hoping the private sector can find the solutions they cannot. man: in the u.s., roughly 90% of all water and wastewater systems are still publicly owned and publicly manage
afternoon. at around 3:30, the pilot reported an engine failure near the johnson creek airstrip about 125 miles northeast of boise, idaho. five people were onboard the single engine plane. all of them related. authorities say they believe the plane's owner, dale smith of san jose, was at the controls yesterday. this is a photograph of smith taken from the website of cordless communications llc where he's the ceo. rescue crews are expected to resume searching from the ground and the air when the weather finally clears. >>> also new at 6:00, cries for help may have fallen on deaf ears and countless children left in danger. that's according to a county ordered audit that reveals anywhere from 40% to 50% of calls to the child abuse hotline in santa clara county went unanswered. nbc bay area joins us in san jose this evening. stephanie, unanswered calls. how long was this happening? >> reporter: raj, according to that audit at least for more than a year, again, according to the audit that was ordered by county officials after getting tipped off by people who work here in social services. and n
of a montana woman accused of shoving her husband off of a cliff. jordan graham and cody johnson had been married only eight days when prosecutors say graham pushed him with both hands off of a cliff in glacier national park. the defense said it was not intentional, they say graham was acting in self-defense after a heated argument. is it ef know elam picks up the story from there. >> reporter: what started as a wedding is ending in a courtroom trial. >> reporter: did you kill cody, did you mean to push your husband off a cliff? >> reporter: this month, jordan lynn graham will go on trial for murder. federal prosecutors say the 22-year-old deliberately shoved her 25-year-old husband to his death off of a cliff july 7th, eight days after their wedding. friends of cody johnson say they noticed problems from the start. >> when they were exchanging vows, jordan was looking down and wasn't looking at cody. >> reporter: graham's attorneys are claiming it was an accident, saying the couple started arguing, and that when she tried to remove her husband's hand from her arm, he lost his balance. in
was for the first time she was being asked questions that no one orld have put to a pat nixon johnson. the difference is she was willing to respond. >> mayor on facebook said mrs. ford was an inspiration perfect for the times. one of the things we've followed this year is the changing role of women in society and how the first lady often is a benchmark for that. >> and i think that is where she connected with millions of women. she was candid about her personal struggles. she was -- a lot of people didn't realize when she became first lady that she had been married before. i think time magazine asked her about that and why people didn't know about it which no one had asked her about it before. in 1957, i remember the first time her name appeared in the washington post and it was about her passion sensibility and it talked about her taste for quiet hats and slightly more talkive suits. in 1957 that was fine. that was one culture. a lot of people looked at betty ford, this cub scout den mother, this sunday schoolteacher and they labeled her. they wrote her off in effect. and then they d
and veronica johnson. >> hey, good -- good morning, everybody. veronica johnson joins me here in storm center 4 first thing this morning. already snowflakes spotted outside of our window. >> really around much of the area. and reports are coming in fast as we heard angie say on social media. that's what i've been monitoring. i'll give you a tour around the area, who has what and a lot of pictures coming in. >> if you're participating in our social media today, which we hope you will, send us facebook or twitter picture, don't forget to tell us where the picture is taken. we have a couple of pictures but don't know where they're from. advisories in southern maryland, prince george's county, district in arlington county, higher shaded pink counties here, winter storm warnings. there could be more in the way of accumulating snow and ice problem. current temperatures way below freezing, northern maryland in the shenandoah valley. storm team 4
to the buried assets and infrastructure that for so long have provided for our way of life. johnson: infrastructure across this country needs to be addressed and it needs to be addressed now. hunter: what we need is responsible stewardship. we just can't turn a blind eye and say that they're going to continue to work for another 50 or 100 years. franklin: we can't be embarrassed to tell our congresspeople that we want something different. kelly: it's going to take state officials, it's going to take federal assistance, it's going to take all of us to get this united states back where it belongs. we're not there yet, but we can be there. grumbles: water is america's greatest liquid asset. and citizens and governments all need to be reminded of that from time to time. woman: what can individuals do to make a difference? allbee: we need to accept the responsibility that future generations need to be able to rely on those assets to have the same quality of life that we have. oberstar: all the water there ever was or ever will be is here on earth today and it's our responsibility now, at
johnson is the co-founder. he's sympathetic to the challenge the faa faces trying trying to regulate this emerging market. >> when you don't even know how they're going to be operated, what size the vehicles are, what the size will be, what they're doing, it's much more difficult to come with. >> reporter: laura wise the lab chief scientist at the georgia tech research institute says the drone's technology has raised far ahead of current faa oversight. >> it's happening, it's moving forward anyway. i think the companies will line it up. regardless of what happens with the faa decision, things are going to happen. >> reporter: the faa's administrator predicts 7500 drones could be flying in the next five years. mark strassmann, cbs news, atlanta. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," new fertility guidelines to reduce the rate of multiple births. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." milk... cream... sugar... ♪ ...and a touch of flavor. ♪ simply put, it's everything you need for a delicious cup of coffee. coffee-mate natural bliss. coffee's perf
regional democracy and deposit advisor for southern africa at usaid. and also by jason johnson, an al jazeera consultant and professor at hiram college. thank you for joining us. the influence of individual men on historical event is often overstated. in this case do we have a clear example of a man who made a dramatic difference, especially when you compare what happened in south africa to nearby rhodesia and zimbabwe, where there was apartheid and that country descended into chaos? >> absolutely. leaders make the difference and the contrast you drew against nelson mandela, and robert mugabe. as great as nelson mandela was, one of his greatest aspect that hadn't been touched on by a sufficient number of people is that he was a team player. the anc was a large big tent national organization, tumbo was the leader until his death in the 1990s. he led while nelson mandela was in prison. armond. and chris honey mentioned earlier. he pulled the group together and his wisdom and patients, gentleness and toughness. the form area apartheid regime tried to play him off against other leaders to
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is responsible? peter johnson, jr. on that next. ♪ ♪ >>> four people are dead and 11 still in critical condition after a horrific train derailment in new york city. the question now, can the railroad or can the city be held responsible? both or either? peter johnson, jr. here to explain the legal fallout. we know four lost their lives. over 60 injured. 11 in critical condition. >> metro north is the entity that's responsible for this. the people want to bring action for wrongful death and personal injury. they have 90 days to bring a notice of claim for that. at the same time, they will be a criminal -- there will be a criminal investigation to determine whether the operator or the engineer of the train was drunk in some way, was on drugs in some way, or acted in some criminally negligent fashion. i don't think that's going to happen. it doesn't appear to be any signs of that. but there is an issue as to brake. there have been some reports that the engineer of the train said that he dumped the brakes, that he used the braking pattern as if it was a crash at a railroad crossing, kind of a last-di
dr. keith answering that. country superstar craig morgan is here to perform live. >> peter johnson, jr., thank you very much. see you tomorrow. >> thank you so much. have a great day! bill: good morning, everybody. there is a report up to a third of those who signed up through obamacare may think they have insurance and they actually do not. good morning, we'll explaining this now. i'm bill hemmer in america's newsroom. martha: that's a little scary. i'm martha maccallum. the president set out for an allout p.r. blitz. they are going to try to dominate the waves and stop the pleading from the rollout. this comes from the "washington post" saying errors generated by the healthcare website could mean many people who think they have signed up for obamacare actually have not. that's because the glitchy website is sometimes sending the wrong information to the insurance companies. bill: the white house is still trying to put a happy face on this. >> the president believes the site has been significantly improved. and the teams in place have worked 24/7 to make those improvements includi
-olds. meanwhile, the age most likely to buy a car has shift from 35 to 44 to 65, ken johnson has chosen instead to travel by bike, he says commuting is better by bike, more environmental friendly, and just more practical. >> i don't have to park, pay for car payments and automobile insurance, which i hear is really expensive in jersey, it is a form of entertainment and exercise, so i don't have to buy a gym membership in addition to paying for a car. and it is fun. >> it is fun but while the economy has played a role with more unemployed young people and high student loan payments, experts say more young people are not driving because they're moving to urban areas with easy access to public transportation. technology has made it easier to work and shop from home, and more people see driving as a hassle. >> there was much more aspiration to buy certain cars. i don't think the younger generation has that passion around it. it is really more getting from a to b, and they have more passion for what is in the car, things like entertainment systems. >> now, she expects millennials to buy more cars, b
panel. msnbc contributor goldie taylor, professor of political science, jason johnson, and msnbc contributor and former bush-cheney senior adviser, robert traynam. i'll go ladies first. the fed up. nbc news helped conduct a focus group of 11 cincinnati area voters who described themselves as independents. here's what they said about congress and the shutdown earlier this year. take a listen. >> i think they were selfish, not caring about themselves but hurting the people they're supposed to be in there helping and representing. >> i thought it showed a lack of concern by our leaders for the people that they represent. they had their own agenda. i don't think they had people's best interest at heart. >> i felt like certain people decided to shut down the government to prove a point rather than to work towards making improvements. i have no problem they disagree with the affordable care act, but they could have worked to improve it. >> you think? anyway, how fed up is middle america with washington right now? >> i think they're damn fed up. i think they ought to be. a government th
including janet yellen to lead the federal reserve and jay johnson to head homeland security. one senator is looking to keep police from tapping her phones, last year cell phone carriers handed over phone records to authorities over 1.1 million times, the records revealed tax collar locations and other data use and massachusetts senator edward marky is protecting customers and drafting a bill that would require police to get a warrants before making those requests. operational improvements are in place at the site of last week's deadly derailment in new york city and two congressman are calling for safety standards to protect passengers and we are joined with erica with more. >> reporter: mta up graded the signal system to warn train operators before they approach the sharp curve where it happened and the train was going over 80 miles per hour as it hit the turn where the speed limit is only 30 miles per hour and operators have reduced of the reduced speed limit and the train will break automatically if it is speeding inside the curve. in the same weekend funeral services were held for t
customers. >> miss johnson. my favorite people. always in a very pleasant mood. >> thank you. >> reporter: there is one area, though, where he comes up a big fat zero. tom has never had an accident. but now he is facing the biggest challenge of his career, me. >> come on in. >> i'm your christmas help, tom. >> i was expecting a much younger man. >> reporter: his doubts were well founded. >> this isn't working out. >> reporter: i suited up to help out with the run up to christmas which can mean up to 32 million packages a day for big brown and tom camp who took me on his route where he is the safest driving on a precautious road. >> what do you think when you see people texting and talking those things. >> they'll pull up to a red light and they'll sit there and you can see their head down and it just urks the living hell out of you. come on, drive, you know? can't you wait until you get home? >> reporter: for the people here it's not his safely record or the years or the mileage, it's his humanity. so close to the michigan campus, customers raz him about his allegiance to notre dame. >> n
. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman is recognized for one minute. mr. johnson: mr. speaker, at a time when americans continue to see their health care options diminish by the president's disastrous health care law, it's critical that we work to return choice and freedom to the american people. that's why i introduced h.r. 3498, a commonsense bill that gives seniors the freedom to make their own health care decisions and opt out of medicare. if folks like warren buffett or ross perreault want to opt out of medicare part a because they don't want or need a government entitlement paying for their care, we should let them. this bill truly tells seniors, if you like your current coverage you can keep it without the risk of losing other benefits like social security. seniors want, need and deserve the right to choose a health care plan that fits their needs. i urge my colleagues to join my efforts in returning freedom and choice to american seniors. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from ohio seek reco
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